Welcome to Salem County NJ

Located in the heart of the Northeast Corridor, Salem County is the Gateway to New Jersey. Visit us and Discover the Possibilities that exist in our County. I consider it an honor to serve as Freeholder Director. This website is another step toward making Salem County government open, accessible and responsible, one of my key priorities.

Julie A. Acton
Julie A. Acton Message from Julie A. Acton, Director, Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders:
Welcome to the Salem County website.  On behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, I encourage residents, visitors, and business’ to explore the many resources, programs, and services Salem County government offers.  You will find useful information; documents and forms to download; links to various government entities; and news announcements.  We are honored to have qualified and dedicated employees who provide friendly and exceptional service to those we serve.  Salem County is a wonderful place to live, work, and visit. I consider it an honor to serve the residents of this great county as your Freeholder Director.  This website serves as another avenue toward this Administration’s priorities: making Salem County government open, accessible, and responsible.
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Did You Know… The Salem County Dept. of Health & Human Services host Walk N' Talks? A great way to meet new people, get a walk in and learn information on various topics!

This is their June Schedule:
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Salem Community College Class of 2015 was the second-largest class in its history to graduate from SCC! There were 231 graduates! ... See MoreSee Less

Our Freeholders attended the various Memorial Day Ceremonies throughout the county. We hope you remember the holiday and festivities were to remember and give tribute to those service men and women who lost their lives serving our country. Thank you to all our military personnel and their families. We salute you. ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Bob Vanderslice at the Salem City Memorial Day Ceremony. Also, Sam Willis, a County Facilities Management employee and military veteran. Photographs courtesy of BJ Ayars. (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Director, Julie Acton and Freeholder Doug Painter at the Woodstown Memorial Day Ceremony. ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Deputy Director Ben Laury and Freeholder Dale Cross at the Elmer Memorial Day Parade. Also, a picture of Ben's father who was a veteran. (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

A few more pictures from the Salem County Memorial Day Ceremony. (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

A few pictures from the Salem County Memorial Day Ceremony. Our Freeholder Board posing with the County Veterans Director. Freeholder Cross with his father, a military veteran.

You may find the originals and additional photographs at Timeless Photographs by BJ Ayars. Thank you for sharing your photographs with us. firechick747.smugmug.com/2015-Memorial-Day-in-Salem-Cou/ (3 photos)
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Are you looking for Memorial Day events for Monday, May 25th? You will find a list that our Veterans Director was informed about.

The Salem County non essential offices will be closed today in observance of Memorial Day. Remember, today is the day to play tribute to those who died while serving in our country's armed forces. "All Gave Some… Some Gave All." ... See MoreSee Less

Have you seen the Salem County Veterans Cemetery?
A heartfelt thank you to the Salem County VoTech School and the ROTC students! Thank you for making our Salem County Veterans Cemetery a view to remember and a fitting tribute to our veterans. (13 photos)
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Today was the Salem County Administrators' Academic Achievement Awards Breakfast. Freeholder Director Julie Acton, Deputy Freeholder Director Ben Laury, Freeholders Bob Vanderslice, and Doug Painter attended the event and presented certificates to the honorees. Congratulations to all! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less